Mġarr attractions

Historic Site in Mġarr

Mġarr Shelter

The Mġarr Shelter was used by locals during the WWII bombings of Malta (enter through Il-Barri restaurant). You can only imagine the long uncomfortable hours spent down here in the humidity, 12m underground, but to …
Beach in Mġarr

Ġnejna Bay

This gentle red-sand beach is backed by terraced hillsides and has boathouses built into the rocks to one side. Built in 1637 by the Knights of St John, the Lippija Tower on the northern skyline makes a good target …
Church in Mġarr

Egg Church

Mġarr's Church of the Assumption was built in the 1930s with money raised by local parishioners, largely from the sale of local eggs. Some estimates put the number sold at more than 300,000.
Archaeological Site in Mġarr

Skorba Temples

The excavation of the Skorba Temples, in the neighbouring village of Żebbiegħ, exposed two temples and some habitations dating to the temple builders' phase, and some even predating this, which are thus the oldest p…
Archaeological Site in Mġarr

Ta'Ħaġrat Temple

The site of the Ta’Ħaġrat Temple, dating from around 3600 to 3300 BC, is concealed down a side street off Triq Fisher. There's not that much to see, except a few tumbled stones, but they represent some of the earlie…
Notable Building in Mġarr

Zammitello Palace

Around 700m west of Mġarr, the ornate early-19th-century manor house Zammitello Palace is now a wedding and function hall.